The average salary for an Experienced Data Scientist in India is ₹1,827,036.
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What Are Popular Skills for Data Scientists?
Skills in Machine Learning, Python and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and R.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Data Scientists?
An entry-level Data Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹511,183 based on 468 salaries. An early career Data Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹773,701 based on 1,948 salaries. A mid-career Data Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,363,802 based on 660 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹112,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Data Scientist in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (9.5% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Delhi, Delhi (17.9% less), Gurgaon, Haryana (15.2% less) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (8.5% less).
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